Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC)

The Behavioral Wellness Center (BWC) serves medical students and graduate students, in addition to individuals appointed as residents and fellows in Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs at the David Geffen School of Medicine.  The Center is conveniently located on the first floor of CHS and provides confidential counseling services.

Location: CHS 18-218
Telephone: (310) 825-9605

Fatigue Mitigation 

The UCLA Graduate Medical Education office reimburses all taxi/uber/lyft/etc. services used to transport trainees home when feeling fatigued. This was established in 2015 to ensure all residents are well-rested enough to perform their duties.

Instructions for Reimbursement

Location: Ronald Reagan Hospital, B713
Telephone Number: 310-825-8307

Well-being office

Serives Medical Students and the DGSOM community. Please feel free to contact anyone in the Well-Being Office to learn more about how to ensure that you maintain balance, manage stress, and take care of yourself.

Location: Geffen Hall, Suite 200
Telephone Number: 310-206-0434

Additional well-being resources:

Staff and Faculty Counseling Center (SFCC)

Population served: Residents and Fellows in DGSOM GME programs and their families

Location: Wilshire Center, 19200 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 380
Telephone Number: 310-794-0245

Bruin Health

The UCLA Department of Medicine has opened a clinic that is designated for trainees and students. Same-day visits and long-term care are available. Please see the website for more details.

Location: 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 490
Telephone Number: 310-794-2267

Insurance information:

UC Resident guide site

Your UC Health & Insurance Coverage brochure